Pacific Media Partnership Conference 2021
Politics and the COVID-19 crisis continue to expose the challenges media in the Pacific faces in 2021. Maintaining integrity and ethical reporting through the chaos of the pandemic and politics is the title of the Asiavision News Panel at the ABU’s Pacific Media Partnership Conference.
Moderator: Dinnierose Raiko, Presenter/producer, EMTV Papua New Guinea
Panel: Scott Waide, Lae Bureau Chief, EMTV Papua New Guinea
Alexander Rheeney, Editor (Development), Samoa Observer newspaper
Moera Tuilaepa Taylor, Pacific Manager, Radio New Zealand
Evan Wasuka, Senior reporter, ABC Australia
Leah Lowonbu, Reporter, VBTC, Vanuatu
New Normal poses new dilemmas for Newsrooms
In the first of the ‘CEO Dialogues’ at Asiavision’s June Editors-in-Chief Meeting, ABU Vice President and CEO of Prasar Bharati, Shashi Shekhar Vempati, discusses the measures DDI has taken to develop its news coverage during the immense challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global News Forum 2020 – Podcast
Pacific Media Forum, Confronting COVID-19 Challenges – August 3, 2020
News Group Meeting@ Istanbul, Turkey – 29 July 2019
The annual meeting is a platform for the news coordinators to review and to look for ways on taking AVN forward.
Asiavision Mobile Journalism Workshop Korea (September 2017)
Asiavision has completed yet another fruitful workshop on Mobile Journalism. This is the 5th Workshop so far.The workshop took place in Hotel PJ, in the heart of Seoul, Korea, from 25th -30th September 2017. The main trainer for the workshop was Mr Choi Ki Hong.
A total of 24 participants from 22 AVN members took part in the workshop.
Participants were divided into 3 groups- they visited different tourist spots around Seoul to shoot for sources including interviews. The participants took part in medical tests to experience the power of Korean medical industry and produced news reports on it as well. Others paid a visit to popular tourist attractions such as Myung-dong and DDP, where they were able to interview foreign tourists on the spot to be included in their report.
This provided a hands-on Mojo production experience where they took part in the shooting, editing and producing their very own news reports.
2017 ABU News Group Meeting
The 2017 ABU News Group meeting was held in Singapore, bringing together top decision makers from 30 out of the 34 members of Asiavision (AVN).The one-day meeting was hosted by mediacorp of Singapore.AVN is the daily TV news exchange program which is now conducted solely via the online platform.
This annual gathering reviewed the activities and operations of AVN as well as discussed views and actions to take AVN forward.A total of 75 delegates attended the meeting.
Asiavision Mobile Journalism Workshop Korea (May 2017)
Asiavision has successfully conducted its 4th capacity building workshop. The topic was Mobile Journalism- How to create news reports with a smartphone. Held in KBS Human Resources Development Centre in Suwon, Korea, KBS has graciously provided with the accommodation and venue for this occasion.
A total of 24 participants from 23 AVN members took part in the workshop, making it the biggest training activity ever conducted by AVN so far.Each participant created their own 90-seconds story with sources they gathered throughout the week. The full 5-days workshop took place from 15th -20th May 2017.
The stories were based on common topics- Hallyu (Korean wave) and Mojo. Their hard work was celebrated on the last day with a presentation.
The 1-day workshop involved fruitful discussions among the members and created a better understanding of each other. The 3rd day was dedicated for an excursion organized by PSM, which provided an excellent opportunity to promote team building and getting to know each other better.
The session did open question and answering session and received a good respond from the floor. Wrapping up the meeting, the Chairperson Mr. Joao Pinto thanked all the delegates for their participants and hope it would be a fruitful meeting to everyone in order to improve the cooperation in all levels with Asiavision
2nd day of the meeting highlighted on the team-building excursion which has created a good relations and a better understanding among the coordinator and Asiavision.
2nd & 3rd AVN Non-Linear Editing (NLE) Workshop in VietnamAsiavision’s 2nd and 3rd NLE workshops were successfully conducted in Vietnam recent July 2016. The workshops were organized in cooperation with Vietnam TV, whom after the first workshop in Kuala Lumpur requested to hold the same workshop in Vietnam.
Professor Yoon is a former SBS Korea reporter, currently working as a Professor in Ajou University, Korea. Besides assisting Mr Choi, he also gave two lectures on his views on the importance of editing, providing useful insights from his own personal experience.Both workshops ended successfully with the presentation of final music videos produced by the participants.